Financial contributions enable Wake County SmartStart to make a significant impact in the lives of Wake County’s children and their families. Put your gift to immediate work by writing a check and sending it to:

Wake County SmartStart
4901 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27606

Download the Wake County SmartStart donation form. 

Wake County SmartStart also participates in the North Carolina State Employee Combined Campaign (SECC Code 2315).

Wake County SmartStart welcomes all levels of donations. If you have any questions about making a donation, please contact Gary Carr at 919-851-9550.


Research shows that funding birth to five programs is the best way to maximize taxpayers' investments in education. Wake County SmartStart works diligently to support quality early child care services to families and children in the most need.